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TWOCAN
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Can anyone point me to an affordable reel. Just to do silk thru stand
Close up coin magic.

Okito box clip.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=100n9CnFjXw
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Try searching for Keybak. You will have to modify it, though. I got me of these about a month ago, but haven't had time to play with it yet.
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Would this device be good for silk through microphone stand that type of penetration is it quick enough and of course quite enough
Close up coin magic.

Okito box clip.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=100n9CnFjXw
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Twocan, I am sorry to inform you that speed of the reel has very little to do with this effect. It the performer's ability to handle the 24 inch silk, and his timing of the effect. It is not a self working effect, you have to learn to do it properly.

You ask for a magician's reel, and that is what I referenced. As one that has performed this effect hundreds of times, this is the type of reel I use. For a reel to accomplish this effect, only under the reels power, the size of the reel would have to be three or four inches in diameter and much thicker.

If you decide this effect is worth your time and attention, as I see you are a proud father, then you should also get the proper instruction. I suggest you purchase and download Paul Diamond's Reel Magic Lecture video Number 1, from llepub dot com.

If you get it now there is a very good saving offered. He will tell you everything you need to know on how to present the scarf through microphone effect, and some other wonderful effects you can do as well.

https://llepub.com/index.php?main_page=p......nqege555
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Perhaps this will do.
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That would be $34.28 + Tax $36.90 = $71.18 + postage, hardly what is considered affordable here in the U.S. Of course that depends on a person's income, and what they consider affordable.

Nice looking product though.
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The price fluctuates with the exchange rate, but as of today, the PropDog reel will cost you $38.77 + $3.08 postage, for a total of $41.85.

UK residents pay a vat tax of 20%, which in this case would be $7.75.
For US residents there is no tax.

Confusion can arise when the PropDog website says "Ex Tax (for non EU customers): $36.90"

That does not mean that non EU customers pay a tax of $36.90 (!)
It means that non EU customers are exempt from the vat tax, and that $36.90 is their cost for the item.

Whether or not $41.85 is an affordable price is of course up to the individual.
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I've been using the El Duco ( Swedish Reel) from Michael Ammar for several years. $150 ain't cheap, but I've been inside it. I wouldn't make one for twice that!

For be, the big secret of the scarf thru mike stand is to move it away from the stand a split second before you let go. That extra looseness makes all the difference in the world!

It is a dynamite trick you can carry around in your pocket!
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The El Duco reel is not longer available, or made for El Duco or his family that operates the website.
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